Covid-19 is probably the most challenging time many of us have ever experienced. However, this crisis has opened the door to new ways of doing things. The RSE’s Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission aims to support a better future for Scotland and to build a fairer and more resilient society, through addressing both immediate challenges and longer-term policy and practice questions.
What does a resilient Scotland look like and what threats and challenges does Scotland face in the future? How do we prepare for this?Learn More
What does Covid teach us about how data, evidence and science is accessed, used and communicated by Governments? How can we use this learning to enhance Scotland’s ability to effectively use data, evidence and science?Learn More
What can we learn in terms of practices, approaches and outcomes of those delivering person-centred public service across Scotland? What change is possible in the near future?Learn More
How have the public been informed and engaged in Scotland’s Covid-19 experience? How do we build on this experience to improve the quality of public debate and increase the impact of public participation in decision making ?Learn More
Latest from the Info Hub
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Following the science: how are data and evidence used and communicated?
This event looked to engage with ideas around how data, evidence and science were handled and communicated throughout the pandemic.
A desk review of social prescribing: from origins to opportunities
A new report published in partnership with Support in Mind Scotland calls for decision-makers to adopt a social prescribing approach to healthcare as a priority.
The RSE Announces New Fellows
This year’s cohort includes many who have made a positive impact during the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Scotland needs Sustainable Development Goals too
With the country now emerging from the worst of the pandemic, we should be guided by the Sustainable Development Goals.
Written by Professor Francisca Mutapi FRSE
Science has taken centre stage in the last 12 months
Decision and policy makers not only have to respect the science, but they have to be open about what science they are using.
Written by Professor Dame Anne Glover, President of the RSE
Get in Touch
We are keen to learn from the experiences of people of Scotland and to hear your ideas about building a better Scotland post-Covid. The workstrands will also be creating opportunities for people to share their experience, and contribute to the work of the Commission. If you have ideas you would like to share with the Commission, please get in touch.Learn more